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Kent Recruitment

Concept Study Lead

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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About you:

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





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Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:

Kent is growing dynamically in the UK in response to demand for its core services: decarbonizing Oil & Gas, designing and maintaining Offshore Wind, and creating new Low Carbon energy infrastructure. We are looking for a multi-discipline Concept Study Lead to help win and lead a broad range of consultancy studies spanning early-stage process engineering activities (i.e. concept, appraise and select), progressing to FEED for small to medium-sized projects as well as operational support and troubleshooting, to provide practical solutions to our clients’ challenges, including the requirement to de-carbonise oil and gas production.

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions. Together we have created an enviable portfolio of long-term client relationships and successful projects across all our markets.

Joining our Engineering & Consulting team in Aberdeen, you’ll be in a world-class and growing team of over 120 engineers helping our clients deliver more from their existing assets and new developments safely and efficiently and helping them on their energy transition journeys.

Our workload is dominated by clients looking to meet the current demand for reliable low-cost energy, combined with the requirement to reduce their carbon intensity in line the North Sea transition deal. You will work on a variety of projects, involved in the analysis, assessment, optioneering and design of process systems, ranging from single discipline studies to large multidiscipline projects. Typical projects include elements of CCUS schemes, H2, electrifying production and transportation enhancements including tie-ins and infills, and asset life extension, modernisation and emission reduction projects.

Working closely with our clients, you’ll be consulting with them to develop a full understanding of their project requirements, delivering cost effective and innovative solutions. There will be opportunities to collaborate with over 300 engineers in the UK and more than 2,000 professionals in key locations across the world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading teams to create compelling bids for work through exciting project opportunities.
  • Assuring high-quality deliverables, ensuring compliance with relevant codes and standards and internal procedures to nurture existing and future client relationships.
  • Provide oversight to multi-disciplined project teams, delivering studies including contractual deliverables to the agreed schedule, trouble-shooting any issues as they arise.
  • Overseeing bid and project reports and presentations.
  • Presenting work to clients, virtually and face-to-face through reports and presentations as required.
  • You will have the opportunity to work directly with our Market Director and Business Development team in building long term trusted relationships with our clients – both established and emerging with the energy transition – to identify opportunities.
  • Involvement in a large variety of work, including greenfield studies, asset re-use and optimization, concept development through to FEED and offshore commissioning as described above.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

  • Engineering degree, honours or equivalent in Chemical Engineering or similar.
  • Broad engineering knowledge/experience allowing technical coordination/collaboration with experts from a variety of technical disciplines, including process, flow assurance, pipelines, structures, naval architecture, safety and low carbon.
  • Experience in feasibility, concept selection and front-end engineering studies.
  • Offshore experience would be preferred but not essential.
  • Project engineering skills to ensure studies and projects are delivered within agreed budgets and schedules.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Comfortable in working in new and changing environments.
  • Able to motivate self and teams, deal with conflict and create strong delivery culture.
  • Drive safe practices and lead by example in all safety matters.
  • Ability to track and record in managing resources across multiple delivery locations to create high performing teams.

We are committed to our diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. From day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities.

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